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The Concept of Commissioning  To achieve a well-constructed building, all components and systems must work together as intended to optimize energy consumption. By George Leposky (November- December  2009 Vol.7 No.6 )

Small Package, Big Solution Federal research engineer explores the potential of nanoparticles to reduce the chiller demand. By George Leposky (March-April 2009 Vol 7, No.2)

Total Backup Generation Two supermarket chains in southern Florida are preparing for the next hurricane. By Rosalie E. Leposky (September/October 2007 Vol. 5, No. 5)

Making the Biltmore Hurricane-Ready One of Florida's historic hotels takes the initiative in hurricane preparedness.
By Rosalie E. Leposky (March/April 2007 Vol 5, No 2)  

A Balance of Power
For 11 days after Hurricane Wilma, backup generators kept a shrimp farm running strong. January/February 2007 Vol 5, No 1)  

Twenty-Two Floors of Energy Efficiency
An office building takes advantage of the difference between the costs of natural gas and electricity. January/February 2007 Vol 5, No 1)   

Under Control
Optimizing energy consumption has never been easier, thanks to new control technologies.  November/December 2006 Vol 4, No 6)   

Generators Keep Hurricane Center Humming
When a hurricane threatens anywhere in the Western Hemisphere, the National Hurricane Center in Miami becomes a maelstrom of meteorological activity. (September/October 2006 Vol 4, No 5)   

Wind Turbine Generates Electricity ... and Civic Pride
The icy Arctic gale sweeping down on Iowa warms Dwight Piersonís heart. Heís superintendent of the Forest City Community School District, which has a 600-kW wind turbine on its campus. (September/October 2006 Vol 4, No 5)   

New Orleans Generators: High and Dry
After Hurricane Katrina, generators installed above the flood that struck New Orleans continued to run, while those at ground level drowned.  (September/October 2006 Vol 4, No 5)

NOMAD Power Comes to Texas
Out on the arid plains, in the vast natural gas fields northwest of Fort Worth, TX, a Canadian firm is operating new high-tech water-treatment plants miles from the nearest electric utility lines. (July/August 2006 Vol 4, No 4)  

Joining the Party
On June 29, 2005, the EPA proposed the first federal emission standards for stationary diesel engines, including those used to generate electricity.(November/December 2005)  

Fuel Cell Uses Biogas from Sewage to Generate Electricity
The world's largest fuel cell demonstration project in a Seattle suburb could revolutionize what sewage treatment plants do with their biogas. November/December 2005 )

Wauchula: A Regional Cooperative Success Story
Florida towns share generators in Hurricane Charley's wake. By Rosalie E. Leposky (May/June 2005)

Hurricanes Challenge Historic Hotels Power Supply  By Rosalie E. and George Leposky (March/April 2005)

Two Backup Generators Are Better Than One, Dairy Finds
The milkmaid of yore is gone, replaced by automated machinery that depends on reliable power. By George Leposky (November - December 2004)

Twin Generators Deliver Backup Power to a Growing Hospital
An aging emergency generator makes way for two units in a clean, painless procedure. (November - December 2004)

Oil Producer Installs Cogeneration System With Ultra-Low NOx Emissions
To help meet America's growing energy demand, oil producers are striving to increase production at existing wellfields. This involves more than just drilling additional holes in the ground. Wellfield infrastructure also needs to expandóbut such expansion carries a risk of increasing air pollution.(July - August 2004)

In Poplar Bluff, Two Fuels Are Better Than One(March - April 2004)

Size Does Matter, but Bigger Isnít Always Better
In the design of a cogen system, optimizing rather than maximizing its capacity can be a useful strategy. (January - February 2004)

A Grocery Store Tests Cogeneration Technology
This is the story of a noble experiment that has just begun. If it succeeds, it will alter the economics and technology of the
grocery business by transforming the way supermarkets acquire and consume energy.
by George  Leposky (November/December 2003)